Peter Preston - MD - Professional Services
Peter joined Search in 2015 as Head of Professional Services for England, having previously trained and developed his career in recruitment at Michael Page. Prior to joining Search Consultancy, Peter held a number of other director level positions at Apollo Group’s BPP, the largest global professional qualifications training businesses, as well as a large European based finance technology software development business. In 2017 Peter was promoted to Managing Director at Search to look after Professional Services for Search across all offices.
Peter’s nationwide role encompasses all professional services markets including Accountancy & Finance, HR & Development, Sales, Marketing, Legal, Financial Services and Insurance. Peter has a team of directors and managers that support a wider team of around 80 specialist consultants across nine Search sites. Peter visits every office almost weekly, supporting consultants to engage with clients and win major business, as well as refine their skills as recruiters and become trusted partners to any process.
Search’s Professional Services businesses are some of the most opportune parts of the group in terms of growth opportunity, currently competing with both national and regional competitors. Peter has an experienced director and management team structure who recognise the opportunity to significantly grow a UK wide team of consultative specialists that work regionally and nationally, delivering the highest levels of service.